Get out of here (hair)!

In the previous post, we had a look at the reasons why there is excessive facial and body hair in women with PCOS. Today, we will deal with the important aspect of how to get rid of it! Hair removal can be of two types: temporary or permanent. In this post, I will cover just…

The hairy tales of PCOS

  Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) seems to dole out varying sets of symptoms to every woman it affects. Irregular periods is the common complaint along with acne or oily skin, increase in body weight, excessive facial hair. skin tags and sometimes even type II diabetes. Since I hit puberty, I have been battling with excessive body…

What is PCOS?

I’ve been writing about my ongoing experience with PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome). In this post, I want to write a little bit about the disease itself in as simple terms as possible. PCOS is one of the most common hormonal disorders affecting women in the 18-45 age group. It affects 1 in 10 to 1 in…